Taraba Patners  AFDB To Transform Agricultural Development Initiatives, Allots N100bn

The Taraba State Government in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) have earmarked the sum of N100 billion for agricultural development programmes in the state.

The programme will be executed in a partnership between the African Development Bank (AfDB) and Taraba State Government.

The team leader of the AfDB and the agricultural consortium group, Shuaibu Bello, disclosed this during an assessment tour of the project areas in Lau and Karim Lamido local government areas of the state during the weekend.

He said the tour was part of efforts to get stakeholders’ support for the take-off of the project.

Mr Bello, while addressing stakeholders in Lau and Karim Lamido areas, said the consortium group is made up of reputable companies from China, India and South Africa.

He disclosed that 1000 hectares of land in Lau, Karim Lamido, Wukari, and Sardauna local government areas will be use for agricultural activities.